Paraprofessionals in the Classroom A Survival Guide

ISBN-10: 0132659824

ISBN-13: 9780132659826

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

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Description: This guide explores the roles and duties of K-12 paraprofessionals in both general education and special education settings.Using a straight-forward presentation, Paraprofessionals in the Classroom: A Survival Guide, 2/e covers topics such as behavior, teaching, assessment, and collaboration and outlines how paraprofessionals can support both students and teachers. Grounded in real classroom situations, it also addresses issues such as learner diversity, confidentiality, professionalism, role definition, and self- evaluation. This edition includes more details on supervision, new tactics for behavior management, and tear-out forms designed to help pFeatures a straight-forward presentation that avoids research jargon and emphasizes practical applications.Includes additional activities at the end of each chapter called Extending Your Learning.Case Studies along withdescriptions and follow-up questions expose readers to real-life classroom scenarios.Encourages readers to personalize chapter material by offering Reflective Activities in each chapter.araprofessionals manage their daily tasks.

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Book details

List price: $33.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.40" wide x 10.80" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Background and Context
Paraprofessional? What's That?
Instructional Supervision
Instruction and the Learning Environment
Critical Components of Effective Instruction
Monitoring Instructional Effectiveness
Organization and Management of the Learning Environment
Learner Characteristics
Student Behavior and Classroom Management
Influencing Behavior
Recognition, Praise, and Sanctions
Time as a Behavior Management Tool
Laws and Regulations Affecting Paraprofessionals� Roles
Professional and Ethical Behavior
Reflection and Self-Evaluation
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